Nightlife in South Elgin


Studio Movie Grill: $5 for a Movie Ticket at Studio Movie Grill ($10.75 Value)

$5 for a Movie Ticket at Studio Movie Grill ($10.75 Value)

Studio Movie Grill

Wheaton

A wide selection of new releases and cult classics is projected on towering screens as viewers watch from leather recliners and tables

$10.75 $5

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The Dancing Horses Theatre: The Dancing Horses Theatre Show with Backstage Pass September 1 – October 31 (Up to 52% Off)

The Dancing Horses Theatre Show with Backstage Pass September 1 – October 31 (Up to 52% Off)

The Dancing Horses Theatre

Delavan

Equestrians and various horse breeds do a Vegas-style performance; backstage pass includes horse-training info and equine meet-and-greets

$37.50 $18

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Hollywood Blvd Cinema: Two or Four Tickets at Hollywood Blvd Cinema (44% Off)

Two or Four Tickets at Hollywood Blvd Cinema (44% Off)

Hollywood Blvd Cinema

Woodridge

New releases and classic films in a modern theater that honors cinema history with vintage photos and a recreation of Hollywood Blvd.

$32 $18

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Brick Fest Live: Brick Fest Live LEGO Fan Festival at Donald E Stephens Convention Center on October 3–4 (Up to 30% Off)

Brick Fest Live LEGO Fan Festival at Donald E Stephens Convention Center on October 3–4 (Up to 30% Off)

Brick Fest Live

Donald E Stephens Convention Center

LEGO lovers gather to participate in interactive building activities, exercising their creativity and witnessing huge creations

$28.50 $20

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Laugh Out Loud Theater: Improv-Comedy Show with Popcorn at Laugh Out Loud Theater Through November 7 (Up to 50% Off)

Improv-Comedy Show with Popcorn at Laugh Out Loud Theater Through November 7 (Up to 50% Off)

Laugh Out Loud Theater

Schaumburg

Improvisers can perform shows with spontaneous scenes, games, and songs

$22 $11

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Village of Bensenville: Movie with Popcorn and Drinks for Two or Four at Bensenville Theatre (Up to 45% Off)

Movie with Popcorn and Drinks for Two or Four at Bensenville Theatre (Up to 45% Off)

Village of Bensenville

Bensenville

Guests grab buckets of popcorn and large sodas before heading into intimate twin theaters to view recent releases

$20 $12

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AEG Live: The Who on October 15, at 7:30 p.m.

The Who on October 15, at 7:30 p.m.

AEG Live

United Center

Roger Daltrey, Pete Townshend, and company deliver a career-spanning set of epic rockers on The Who’s 50th anniversary tour; Joan Jett opens

$61.11 $49.50

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Rick Springfield: Rick Springfield with Special Guests Loverboy and The Romantics on September 10 at 7 p.m.

Rick Springfield with Special Guests Loverboy and The Romantics on September 10 at 7 p.m.

Rick Springfield

FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island

Rocker of “Jesse’s Girl” fame unfurls new hook-filled songs, classic hits, and a charismatic stage presence; Loverboy and The Romantics open

$65.52 $20

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Fox Valley Repertory Theater 2015 Suscription Series Shows: Two or Three 2015 Shows at Fox Valley Repertory on March 26–October 25 (Up to 63% Off)

Two or Three 2015 Shows at Fox Valley Repertory on March 26–October 25 (Up to 63% Off)

Fox Valley Repertory Theater 2015 Suscription Series Shows

Fox Valley Rep Box Office at Pheasant Run Resort

Laugh all year long at three comedies about an embezzling mayor, a reunited ’60s girl group, and soul mates

$94 $35

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“Maybe Baby, It's You”: “Maybe Baby, It's You” at Pheasant Run Resort on Select Dates Through October 23 (Up to 49% Off)

“Maybe Baby, It's You” at Pheasant Run Resort on Select Dates Through October 23 (Up to 49% Off)

“Maybe Baby, It's You”

Fox Valley Rep Box Office at Pheasant Run Resort

Play examines the nature of romance in eleven funny, sweet vignettes

$37 $19

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Hala Kahiki: $20 for $30 Worth of Tropical Appetizers and Drinks at Hala Kahiki

$20 for $30 Worth of Tropical Appetizers and Drinks at Hala Kahiki

Hala Kahiki

River Grove

Tropical cocktails named for Pelé and coral reefs poured in Polynesian-themed bar opened in 1963

$30 $20

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Pour Some 80s On Me Pub Crawl: "Pour Some 80s On Me" Pub Crawl at MB Financial Park on September 6 at 12:30 p.m. (Up to 50% Off)

"Pour Some 80s On Me" Pub Crawl at MB Financial Park on September 6 at 12:30 p.m. (Up to 50% Off)

Pour Some 80s On Me Pub Crawl

MB Financial Park

Bangle-wearing revelers enjoy live music, fireworks, and drinks at all of the MB Financial Park bars, including Park Tavern and Five Roses

$20 $10

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Star Cinema Grill - Arlington Heights / Hollywood Palms - Naperville: $5 for Movie at Star Cinema Grill or Hollywood Palms (Up to $10.50 Value)

$5 for Movie at Star Cinema Grill or Hollywood Palms (Up to $10.50 Value)

Star Cinema Grill - Arlington Heights / Hollywood Palms - Naperville

Multiple Locations

Watch recent Hollywood releases while enjoying any item from our extensive menu served table-side

$8 $5

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Hydrate Nightclub Chicago: Tickets to See "Beauties & Beaus" for 2, 4, 6, or 10 with Champagne at Hydrate Nightclub Chicago (Up to 65% Off)

Tickets to See "Beauties & Beaus" for 2, 4, 6, or 10 with Champagne at Hydrate Nightclub Chicago (Up to 65% Off)

Hydrate Nightclub Chicago

Lakeview

Audiences watch a rotating guest lineup of drag performers strut their stuff onstage while sipping champagne

$36 $16

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TobyMac: TobyMac, Britt Nicole, Colton Dixon, and Hollyn on Friday, October 23, at 7:30 p.m.

TobyMac, Britt Nicole, Colton Dixon, and Hollyn on Friday, October 23, at 7:30 p.m.

TobyMac

Sears Centre Arena

Grammy-winning leader of DC Talk takes the stage with fellow Christian pop singers Britt Nicole, Colton Dixon, and Hollyn

$37.25 $22

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Kings of Freestyle: Kings of Freestyle at The Portage Theater on Saturday, September 12, at 8 p.m. (Up to 50% Off)

Kings of Freestyle at The Portage Theater on Saturday, September 12, at 8 p.m. (Up to 50% Off)

Kings of Freestyle

The Portage Theater

One-night-only event brings together some of the biggest names in freestyle history, including Johnny O And Joe Zangie

$50 $25

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Under the Gun Theater: The Last Snob Standing at Under the Gun Theater

The Last Snob Standing at Under the Gun Theater

Under the Gun Theater

Lakeview

$12 $9

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"We Gotta Bingo": "We Gotta Bingo" Interactive Dinner Comedy on Select Dates, August 30–November 29

"We Gotta Bingo" Interactive Dinner Comedy on Select Dates, August 30–November 29

"We Gotta Bingo"

Chicago Theater Works

Audiences play bingo, swig beer, and savor an Italian family-style dinner in this interactive musical comedy

$51.85 $30

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Jazz Nations Jazz Festival: Jazz Nations Presents: A Festival of Jazz, Reggae & R&B on Saturday, September 19, at 12 p.m.

Jazz Nations Presents: A Festival of Jazz, Reggae & R&B on Saturday, September 19, at 12 p.m.

Jazz Nations Jazz Festival

Riveredge Park

Chicagoland’s top jazz and R&B musicians, including Skinny Williams and Corey Wilkes, deliver smooth melodies at this lakeside festival

$22.09 $12

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Sinbad: Sinbad on Saturday, October 10 at 8 p.m.

Sinbad on Saturday, October 10 at 8 p.m.

Sinbad

Rialto Square Theatre

Veteran standup named to Comedy Central’s Top 100 Greatest Standups of All Time performs an animated, dynamic set

$46.20 $27

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Athenaeum Theatre Studio Three: Twisted Melodies at Athenaeum Theatre Studio Three

Twisted Melodies at Athenaeum Theatre Studio Three

Athenaeum Theatre Studio Three

Athenaeum Theatre

$37 $24.50

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Laugh Factory: Comedy Show with Optional VIP Seating at Laugh Factory (Up to 43% Off)

Comedy Show with Optional VIP Seating at Laugh Factory (Up to 43% Off)

Laugh Factory

Chicago

Large lineups of top local standup talent, comedic storytelling, and themed shows such as the Facebook-centric Social Takeover

$20 $12

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Emporium Arcade Bar : Two Well Drinks and $10 in Tokens at Emporium Arcade Bar (Up to 45% Off). Two Options Available.

Two Well Drinks and $10 in Tokens at Emporium Arcade Bar (Up to 45% Off). Two Options Available.

Emporium Arcade Bar

Multiple Locations

Visitors juggle drinks and joysticks at the arcade bar’s two locations, where vintage video games and pinball tables abound

$20 $11

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Mid Oak Distillery: Martini and Vodka Tasting with Appetizers for Two, Four, or Six at Mid Oak Distillery (Up to 66% Off)

Martini and Vodka Tasting with Appetizers for Two, Four, or Six at Mid Oak Distillery (Up to 66% Off)

Mid Oak Distillery

Crestwood

Guests enjoy mini martinis and light appetizers such as a cheese platter at Mid Oak Distillery

$56 $29

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The Vino Cellar: Wine Flights and Cheese for Two or Four at The Vino Cellar (Up to 47% Off)

Wine Flights and Cheese for Two or Four at The Vino Cellar (Up to 47% Off)

The Vino Cellar

Lombard

Three white or red wine samples accompanied by a cheese plate with cheddar, havarti and gouda

$30 $17

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Margaret Cho: Margaret Cho – The psyCHO Tour on Saturday, October 3, at 8 p.m.

Margaret Cho – The psyCHO Tour on Saturday, October 3, at 8 p.m.

Margaret Cho

The Chicago Theatre

Famed comic and gay icon presents edgy show examining world events and paying tribute to comedy legends Robin Williams and Joan Rivers

$43.57 $29.50

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ZZ Ward: ZZ Ward (September 27 at 7:30 p.m.)

ZZ Ward (September 27 at 7:30 p.m.)

ZZ Ward

House of Blues Chicago

A singer and harmonica player who has worked with talents from Kendrick Lamar to Eric Clapton tours in advance of her second album

$36.55 $25

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Big Shot Piano Lounge & Restaurant: Upscale American Dinner for Two or Four at Big Shot Piano Lounge (50% Off)

Upscale American Dinner for Two or Four at Big Shot Piano Lounge (50% Off)

Big Shot Piano Lounge & Restaurant

Arlington Heights

Diners enjoy live music while dining on upscale fare like blue-cheese shrimp salad and entrees like seared scallops or Manhattan strip filet

$40 $20

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AC/DC: AC/DC on September 15 at Down the Line Rooftop (Up to 57% Off)

AC/DC on September 15 at Down the Line Rooftop (Up to 57% Off)

AC/DC

Down The Line Rooftop

Classic hard rockers play muscular hits and new songs from Rock or Bust

$173.19 $75

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Harvest Moon Twin Drive-In Movie Theatre: Movie Tickets and Popcorn at Harvest Moon Twin Drive-In Movie Theatre (Up to 51% Off)

Movie Tickets and Popcorn at Harvest Moon Twin Drive-In Movie Theatre (Up to 51% Off)

Harvest Moon Twin Drive-In Movie Theatre

Drummer

Classic drive-in theater employs high-tech projectors to show new releases on two screens

$17.50 $10

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Strawdog Theatre: After Miss Julie at Strawdog Theatre

After Miss Julie at Strawdog Theatre

Strawdog Theatre

Lakeview

$28 $18.25

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Bryan Adams: Bryan Adams: The Reckless Tour at US Cellular Coliseum on Friday, September 18 at 8 p.m. (Up to 34% Off)

Bryan Adams: The Reckless Tour at US Cellular Coliseum on Friday, September 18 at 8 p.m. (Up to 34% Off)

Bryan Adams

US Cellular Coliseum

Adams celebrates his landmark album, Reckless, featuring smash hits such as “Summer of ‘69” and “Heaven”

$46.15 $32

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Profiles Theatre: The Jacksonian at Profiles Theatre

The Jacksonian at Profiles Theatre

Profiles Theatre

Chicago

$35 $16

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MCL Chicago: One Brain More: A Zombie Les Misical at MCL Chicago

One Brain More: A Zombie Les Misical at MCL Chicago

MCL Chicago

Lakeview

$20 $14.50

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Naughty Little Cabaret: Naughty Little Cabaret at She-nannigans on September 11, October 9, or November 20 (Up to 33% Off)

Naughty Little Cabaret at She-nannigans on September 11, October 9, or November 20 (Up to 33% Off)

Naughty Little Cabaret

Shenannigans

Male and female burlesque revue dazzles with acrobatics, teasing, and titillating dance moves

$30 $20

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The Annoyance Theatre & Bar: Splatter Theater at The Annoyance Theatre & Bar

Splatter Theater at The Annoyance Theatre & Bar

The Annoyance Theatre & Bar

The Annoyance Theater

$20 $13.75

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Hip-Hop Reunion with Dipset & State Property: Hip-Hop Reunion with Dipset and State Property at UIC Forum on Friday, September 18, at 8 p.m. (Up to 26% Off)

Hip-Hop Reunion with Dipset and State Property at UIC Forum on Friday, September 18, at 8 p.m. (Up to 26% Off)

Hip-Hop Reunion with Dipset & State Property

UIC Pavilion

Two iconic New York hip-hop collectives reunite for a one-night-only concert at UIC

$140.49 $105

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The Wailers: The Wailers at HOME Bar on September 10 (Up to 49% Off)

The Wailers at HOME Bar on September 10 (Up to 49% Off)

The Wailers

HOME Bar

Reggae band that toured with Bob Marley keeps the legend’s lyrics alive with revolutionary tracks such as “Get Up, Stand Up”

$27.50 $14

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The Comedy Bar: Standup Comedy Show and Appetizer for Two or Four at The Comedy Bar (Up to 56% Off)

Standup Comedy Show and Appetizer for Two or Four at The Comedy Bar (Up to 56% Off)

The Comedy Bar

Gino's East River North

National headliners and up-and-coming comedians take the stage at legendary club’s space inside Gino’s East River North

$55.18 $25

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Licorice Lounge: Up to 58% Off Mimosas with Appetizers at Licorice Lounge

Up to 58% Off Mimosas with Appetizers at Licorice Lounge

Licorice Lounge

Burnside

From the merchant: Enjoy handcrafted mimosas flights in this chic spot located just 25 minutes outside downtown Chicago.

$45 $19

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"Urban Twist" at The Second City: "Urban Twist" at The Second City on October 3–December 5

"Urban Twist" at The Second City on October 3–December 5

"Urban Twist" at The Second City

Donny's Skybox Theatre

The performance ensemble of The Second City’s Outreach and Diversity Division performs its newest inclusive sketch-comedy revue

$31 $15

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Chicago Distilling Company: Distillery Tour for Two, Four, or 10 with Take-Home Cocktail Kits at Chicago Distilling Company (Up to 55% Off)

Distillery Tour for Two, Four, or 10 with Take-Home Cocktail Kits at Chicago Distilling Company (Up to 55% Off)

Chicago Distilling Company

Logan Square

Tours detailing the entire distilling process as well as the ins and outs of craft spirits in a 4,400-square-foot, garage-like distillery

$220 $99

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The Dinner Detective Schaumburg: The Dinner Detective Four-Course Meal and Interactive Comedy Show through January 2 (Up to 42% Off)

The Dinner Detective Four-Course Meal and Interactive Comedy Show through January 2 (Up to 42% Off)

The Dinner Detective Schaumburg

Chicago Marriott Schaumburg

Interactive comedic murder mystery unfolds during a four-course dinner, with prizes for the guest who solves the crime

$79.90 $46

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Milan Hookah Lounge: Hookah and Non-Alcoholic Drinks for Two or Four at Milan Hookah Lounge (50% Off)

Hookah and Non-Alcoholic Drinks for Two or Four at Milan Hookah Lounge (50% Off)

Milan Hookah Lounge

Schaumburg

Try out the more than 100 flavors of tobacco and tobacco-free shisha paired with non-alcoholic drinks of choice in the cozy, intimate lounge

$30 $15

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Stage 773: Shut Up It's Playtime at Stage 773

Shut Up It's Playtime at Stage 773

Stage 773

Lakeview

$10 $8.75

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Michael Blackson and Friends: Michael Blackson and Friends at Harold Washington Cultural Center on Saturday, September 12 (Up to 37% Off)

Michael Blackson and Friends at Harold Washington Cultural Center on Saturday, September 12 (Up to 37% Off)

Michael Blackson and Friends

Harold Washington Cultual Center

With his own unique lingo and style of dress, “The African King of Comedy” nabs laughs with skills he honed on Chappelle’s Show and HBO

$55.76 $35

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The Sedgwick Stop: Wine, Beer, or Whiskey Flight with Appetizer for Two or Four at The Sedgwick Stop (50% Off)

Wine, Beer, or Whiskey Flight with Appetizer for Two or Four at The Sedgwick Stop (50% Off)

The Sedgwick Stop

Near North Side

Gastropub that emphasizes whiskey and craft brews also spotlights sliders, poutine, and spare ribs

$32 $16

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Dealflicks: $20 Worth of Movie Tickets and Concessions from Dealflicks

$20 Worth of Movie Tickets and Concessions from Dealflicks

Dealflicks

Multiple Locations

Guests enjoy $20 worth of Dealbucks, which they can use to buy movie tickets and concessions at multiple theaters on Dealflicks.com

$20 $13.99

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Frank’s: Beer, Wine, and Cocktails at Frank's (40% Off). Two Options Available.

Beer, Wine, and Cocktails at Frank's (40% Off). Two Options Available.

Frank’s

Lincoln Park

Rotating craft beers, more than 20 martinis, and the neighborhood’s best jukebox await at this Lincoln Park mainstay

$20 $12

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  • Stanley's Ale House and Restaurant
    Stanley's Ale House and Restaurant serves tasty American-style cuisine. Gather the whole family for a trip to this restaurant — everyone will find something to like (even the pickiest little eater) on the menu here. Stanley's Ale House and Restaurant's outdoor seating is available during the warmer months. Stay in the loop (and online!) by tapping into Stanley's Ale House and Restaurant's free wifi hotspot. Stanley's Ale House and Restaurant draws a crowd with performances from live DJs. Weekend diners, beware! The restaurant is busiest on Friday and Saturday, so getting seated will take some time. For those in a hurry, the restaurant lets you take your meal or snack to go. Stanley's Ale House and Restaurant is close to multiple parking options. If you don't want a night that will cost you an arm and a leg but you do want a delicious meal, come to Stanley's Ale House and Restaurant. A hearty salad, juicy burger, or classic chicken — all of your favorite American dishes will be made fresh when you head to Stanley's Ale House and Restaurant. For a casual American classic, Stanley's Ale House and Restaurant will serve you up a delicious meal in South Elgin. Make your way over to the highly-rated Stanley's Ale House and Restaurant and taste your way through some great American dishes.
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    335 N McLean Blvd
    South Elgin, IL US
  • Buffalo Wild Wings
    A well-known restaurant in South Elgin, Buffalo Wild Wings on Randall Rd is the ideal location for wonderful chicken wings and good wings. It's a popular restaurant for those seeking great food. If you're planning ahead, most folks can agree that later in the week (Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays) is the best time to visit. There's not really a recommended attire, so feel free to dress comfortably. Also, there is a juke box, so keep in mind that things can get a little loud. It's been tabbed as a nice option for both families with children and large groups. WiFi's available if you want to link your device up, and in addition to its convenient take-out offerings, the restaurant even provides catering for events around town. Or, if you're looking for the perfect spot to unwind after work, it's got a phenomenal happy hour and a pretty stout selection behind the bar. One of the tastier franchises in the area, just remember that B-Dubs is the destination for wings, beer, and sports. Don't worry about trying to find a spot on the street, as visitors to the restaurant do have access to a private parking lot nearby. Should you prefer to pedal over there, bicycle parking's also offered.
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    402 Randall Rd
    South Elgin, IL US
  • Here And Now Hookah Lounge
    Serving a range of tasty food and drink, Here And Now Hookah Lounge in South Elgin will have you thinking about seconds (or thirds). There's plenty of room at the restaurant for dancing as well. Weekend diners, beware! The restaurant is busiest on Friday and Saturday, so getting seated will take some time. This dining establishment is located near hassle-free parking options.
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    1756 North La Fox Street
    South Elgin, IL US
  • Johnny's 3rd Rail Pub
    Chow down on all of your pub favorites at Johnny's 3rd Rail Pub. Johnny's 3rd Rail Pub is a fine restaurant for those with large and small parties. Enjoy the quick and painless street parking at Johnny's 3rd Rail Pub. For an indulgent meal of classic pub food, Johnny's 3rd Rail Pub is the place to bring your best buds for a night out.
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    97 N La Fox St
    South Elgin, IL US
  • The Walnut Speakeasy
    Come to The Walnut Speakeasy to grab an American classic with a side of fries. Follow the game or the news from the TVs in the bar. Have a few picky young eaters in the family? Not a problem at this restaurant, where the food and ambience are perfect for family dining. Bring your laptop here and tap into the complimentary wifi. Musical patrons frequently perform here, so patrons can enjoy live tunes with their food. Those in a rush are better off dining here during the week, as the restaurant draws a crowd during the weekend. Some say walking is the greatest thing in life. This restaurant knows it's carryout. If you've got the car, then we've got parking for you. Who s hungry for great grub at a reasonable rate? The Walnut Speakeasy s yummy creations will leave a mark in your memory but not a dent in your pocketbook. When you are ready to try a new restaurant for lunch or dinner, make your way over to The Walnut Speakeasy for tasty American fare. The Walnut Speakeasy serves up a variety of American eats in a casual setting. Swing by today and munch on some of your favorite dishes.
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    214 Walnut Ave
    Elgin, IL US
  • Martini Room
    If you haven't been to Martini Room, now is the perfect time to enjoy the well-known bar. It's a favorite spot for customers looking for awesome food. If you're trying to plan your week, most people will be quick to point out that later in the week (Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays) will be the best time to visit. It should be noted that casual attire is encouraged. Also, if you're in the mood for tunes, it's even a good place to catch a DJ. According to locals, it's been tabbed as a really good option for both large groups, in addition to dancing. WiFi is offered for anyone who'd like to get connected. If you're looking for a good spot to hit up after work, it's got a popular happy hour and pretty decent selection at its bar. One of the top late-night food options around, a visit to Martini Room is definitely worthwhile. Visitors to the restaurant have access to a parking garage or private lot nearby (or can park on the street). Should you prefer to pedal over there, bicycle parking's also offered.
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    161 E Chicago St
    Elgin, IL US

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